Social Media to Promote Your Business

Various social media to use

Pinterest

social media Pinterest

Pinterest is an important social media you should use near the beginning of your social media marketing process. The picture to the right is called a pin. You pin it to a Pinterest board.

social mediaIf you hover over this pin, you will see a black Pinterest logo. If anyone clicks on that, they can save it to the Pinterest board of their choice.

To learn more about what the terms in the above paragraph mean, read How to Use Pinterest and Why.

You should probably start using Pinterest as soon as you have finished your Facebook page. You will need a photo-editing program such as Photoshop. The pin here was created with a free program called GIMP.

Your point in having a pin will be to sell people something. So, make your pin pictorially represent one main theme. An essential ingredient is having images that jump out at people. Use 13 Sources of Free Images to help you find pictures that will make people stop & stare at your pin.

Learn how to get 100 clicks to your website every day using Pinterest. Use this index to find everything you want to know about Pinterest.

Creating boards

Create a few boards to start your collection. The very best boards are inspiring, with beautiful images that draw people in. They’re also about a specific topic, like travel or recipes. (You’ll eventually want at least 10 boards.)

Learn how to add a Pin It button to your web page.

social mediaHere is the panel I will get after I click the black Pinterest button.

 

 

Facebook

Facebook page

Two thirds of Facebook users in all countries visit a business’ Facebook page at least once a week. That’s from a study of 10,240 people 18+ in eight countries.

Read about 10 Facebook marketing tips. See how to set up a Facebook page.

Facebook group

A Facebook group is a place for people to share a particular interest. For instance, the Facebook group related to this website is called WordPress Websites. It has all sorts of miscellaneous information about WordPress. The members can ask questions about the topic & otherwise share WordPress information.

Learn more about How to create a Facebook group.

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